The view from the Stonington Harbor Light is less expansive than normal. A thick fog has obscured much of the harbor, decreasing the view from what on a clear day would include three states to a mere few hundred yards. But despite and perhaps because of the fog, the view is achingly, hauntin…

It might not be glamping, but eight of Connecticut’s state parks and forests have rustic cabins for rent that will put you right in the middle of some of the state’s most beautiful natural settings. 

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Domes, yurts, tiny houses, safari tents and treehouses. These glamping locations offer the best of both worlds: a hotel-like experience in the splendor of nature.

Despite its history, Glastonbury is not a quaint community that lives in the past. The town on the banks of the Connecticut River feels thoroughly modern with a sleek mix of local shops, national retail chains and a notable restaurant scene.

Ridgefield residents describe their town as a best-of-both worlds destination. On one hand, it is a classic New England country town complete with stone walls, historic buildings and a beautiful town green. On the other, it’s only a short train ride or an hour-and-change drive to New York Ci…

In this new monthly feature, we take a closer look a what makes a community in our state a great place to visit or live in. First up: the charming small town of Deep River.